How much to feed?

Discussion in 'Pigs' started by lyceum, Nov 19, 2006.

  1. lyceum

    lyceum Well-Known Member

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    We have 3 piglets (all Gilts) and were wondering how much they should be eating? They are 40-45 pounds (that is a guess). When they get a little bigger and can't get through the feedlot fences, we are putting them in with feeder calves to run cleanup. We did this last year and they grew out to 300 pounds very easily. These pigs are a little smaller than what we started with last year. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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  2. tinknal

    tinknal Well-Known Member Supporter

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    If you are raising them for meat give them free feed.
     

  3. Ronney

    Ronney Well-Known Member

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    Of more concern is the fact that your running them with your calves. I hope you vaccinate against Lepto?

    Cheers,
    Ronnie